Severe weather looks likely on Saturday afternoon. The best chances appear to be between 2 p.m. Saturday and Midnight. Damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and an isolated tornado or two are possible. The area at the greatest risk for severe weather in eastern Kentucky is in the Cumberland Valley, near the I-75 corridor. Keep it locked here for updates.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - Central Kentucky congressman-elect Andy Barr has named a Capitol Hill veteran to be his chief of staff.
Barr told the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Monday he has chosen Betsy Hawkings to lead his team.
Hawkings has worked in Washington for more than twenty years and has served three other Republican members of Congress.
We are told she has family ties to Eastern Kentucky.